Say hello to the brands sponsoring the Travel Media Awards and find out why they’re excited to be involved.

Matt Parker, CEO, Babble

Babble

“We’re delighted to be sponsoring this year’s Travel Media Awards and playing our part in recognising industry excellence. There’s no doubt that 2022 has seen challenges for all those involved in the industry, but there are exciting times ahead. Over the past 12 months, we’ve worked with major travel industry players to transform their businesses, using the best technology to ensure they’re well placed to thrive, and not just survive, in 2023.”

Matt Parker, CEO, Babble

Battleface

“Battleface is delighted to be the After Party sponsor at this year’s Travel Media Awards.  In these unprecedented times, I’m really looking forward to catching up with leading travel writers and industry figures under one roof. We’re very much hoping that lots of people will stay on for the after party, as I’m sure it’s going to be lots of fun!”

Katie Crowe, Global Head of PR and Communications

Katie Crowe, Global Head of PR and Communications

Citalia

“The past two years has seen travel at the front of the news agenda and travel press have been at the forefront of breaking news and advising consumers. The Travel Media Awards honours and reflects the best journalism in the sector and Citalia is delighted to support and sponsor this flagship event.”

Mark Mitchell, Head of Commercial, Co-Op

Co-op  Holidays

“Co-op Holidays is delighted to be sponsoring the Sustainable Travel category this year. We’re passionate about travelling sustainably and work with Ecologi, a B Corp-certified social enterprise offering a subscription service to support verified climate solution projects.  We provide handpicked itineraries and eco-friendly tours. Our Co-op Holidays promise guarantees flexibility.”

Mark Mitchell, Head of Commercial, Co-Op Holidays

Cosmos

“We’re so excited and proud to be supporting the Travel Media Awards, it’s our small way of saying thank you to the media that have supported us. The evening is a fantastic opportunity to network with some of the best media talent in the UK, celebrating success and excellence. We can’t wait to raise a glass to both the nominees and winners!”

Janet Parton, Sales and Marketing Director, Cosmos

Janet Parton, Sales and Marketing Director, Cosmos
Darija Reic, Director, CNTB UK

Croatian National Tourist Office

“Travel Media Awards recognise and promote the talent and effort of the best in travel media, and the Croatian National Tourist Board couldn’t be more delighted to join as a sponsor again this year. It’s a great opportunity to celebrate the whole industry.”

Darija Reic, Director, CNTB UK

Discover Qatar

“Discover Qatar is proud to support and celebrate the exceptional abilities, skills and talents of the travel media. In an ever-changing travel landscape, the exceptional content produce by writers, journalists and bloggers has been an important source of inspiration and awareness, keeping people informed and engaged as they travel the world and share their stories with friends and family. The brilliant work of travel writers and their commitment to bringing new and interesting destinations to the travelling public is also invaluable to Qatar, one of the world’s fastest-emerging tourist destinations.”

Steven Reynolds, SVP Discover Qatar

Steven Reynolds, SVP Discover Qatar
 Paul Bixby, Commercial Director, EasyJet

EasyJet Holidays

“We only launched our new EasyJet holidays business in 2019, before facing the industry-wide challenges of the pandemic. During this time, and as travel has made its return, we’ve been able to rely on the brilliant work of the UK media to share the facts and to get the nation holidaying again, so we’re really excited to be sponsoring the Travel Media Awards 2022 to celebrate the excellence and achievements of the nation’s travel writers.”

Paul Bixby, Commercial Director, EasyJet

Hong Kong Tourism Board

“British journalists, content creators and producers are some of the biggest supporters of the travel industry. Often the first on the ground as destinations reopen their borders, they play an important role by informing and inspiring audiences. The Hong Kong Tourism Board is delighted to be part of the Travel Media Awards 2022 and we look forward to celebrating the achievements of all the winners and nominees.”

Dawn Page, Director, UK & Northern Europe, Hong Kong Tourism Board

Dawn Page, Director, UK & Northern Europe, Hong Kong Tourism Board
Rachel O’Reilly, Director of Communications, Kuoni

Kuoni

“Kuoni needs no introduction to many of you — the worldwide travel company has been around for over 50 years and during that time has planned thousands of stunning multi-centre holidays for its customers.  Trusted for its expert advice and service, Kuoni has won multiple awards in recent years, recognised by your readers as one of their favourite premium travel companies. Kuoni is changing and evolving all the time, with new destinations, resorts and innovations coming soon.”

Rachel O’Reilly, Director of Communications, Kuoni

Marriot Bonvoy

“It was fantastic to attend The Travel Media Awards last year and to be reunited with so many industry peers, recognising the outstanding media that have fuelled our wanderlust. With an extraordinary portfolio of 30 brands across the world and a constant news agenda from the launch of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection to our soon-to-debut Luxury Safari Lodge in the Maasai Mara, we’re delighted be back this year as a sponsor.”

Helen Leighton, Vice President Communications, EMEA, Marriott International

 Helen Leighton, Vice President Communications, EMEA, Marriott International
 Arvind Bundhun, Director of Tourism, Mauritius Promotion Tourism Authority

Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority

“Mauritius Promotion Tourism Authority is delighted to be a key supporter of the Travel Media Awards, which showcases the very best of UK journalism and the unique and authentic opportunities that travel brings us. Empowering travel through journalism is vital in our goal to understanding and celebrating different cultures, destinations and supporting the wider travel industry.”

Arvind Bundhun, Director of Tourism, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority

Moroccan National Tourism Office

“The Moroccan National Tourism Office is thrilled to be the headline sponsor of the 2022 Travel Media Awards. We couldn’t miss the opportunity to meet and speak to the most famous travel editors, leading travel journalists and high-profile influencers. This event is a celebration of UK travel media talents and it is important for MNTO to contribute to recognising the leading role of travel media in the development of tourism and share this moment of celebration!”

Mr Adel El Fakir, Chief Executive Officer, Moroccan National Tourism Office

Mr Adel El Fakir , Chief Executive Officer, Moroccan National Tourism Office
Princess Cruises “Princess Cruises is thrilled to be sponsoring the ‘Consumer Magazine Travel Section’ category this year. As a brand, we’re passionate about destination leadership within the cruise sector, so it’s only fitting we celebrate outstanding talent and content that continues to inspire our audiences across all aspects of travel. We wish our finalists the very best of luck on the night.” Suzanne Korff, Director of Marketing & Communications, Princess Cruises UK & Europe

Princess Cruises

“Princess Cruises is thrilled to be sponsoring the ‘Consumer Magazine Travel Section’ category this year. As a brand, we’re passionate about destination leadership within the cruise sector, so it’s only fitting we celebrate outstanding talent and content that continues to inspire our audiences across all aspects of travel. We wish our finalists the very best of luck on the night.”

Suzanne Korff, Director of Marketing & Communications, Princess Cruises UK & Europe

Seabourn

“Seabourn has been supporting the Travel Media Awards for a number of years, as we believe that the event brings together and rewards the very best in both trade and consumer travel journalism, which is so important in showcasing our amazing industry and the destinations and cultures we take travellers to. We’re delighted that the Travel Media Awards are back in 2022”

Lynn Narraway, Managing Director UK & Europe, Seabourn

Lynn Narraway, Managing Director UK & Europe, Seabourn

The Dorchester

“The Dorchester is honoured to be hosting the prestigious Travel Media Awards 2022. Standing tall in Mayfair, The Dorchester is a destination in itself. Here — amid London’s vibrant spirit — the worldly and the curious feel at home, at ease and at the centre of everything. For, at the heart of impeccably stylish rooms, with diverse restaurants and cocktails to match, is the certain way of life with which The Dorchester continues to capture the hearts and imagination of those who make the world turn.”

The True Traveller

“The team at True Traveller Insurance is delighted to be sponsoring the Blogger/Vlogger of the Year category in this year’s Travel Media Awards. This is the most highly anticipated event of the year, and the winners fully deserve the prestige and recognition associated with the awards. The event itself also gives us a rare opportunity to meet so many consumer and trade journalists, as well as bloggers and influencers, under one roof, so for us it’s an opportunity not to be missed.”

Tim Riley, Managing Director, The True Traveller

Tim Riley, Managing Director, The True Traveller
Emma Cashmore, Account Director, Tourism Nova Scotia

Tourism Nova Scotia

“Tourism Nova Scotia is delighted to be sponsoring the Best Regional Publication Feature of the Year category at this year’s Travel Media Awards, a fantastic evening showcasing such a wide range of talent in British media. Congratulations to all our shortlisted finalists and we look forward to seeing you and celebrating on the night.”

Emma Cashmore, Account Director, Tourism Nova Scotia